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Wisconsin workers barred from right-to-work-for-less signing ceremony

The national decline in union membership and soaring wage inequity are inescapable twin realities that make absurd the blaming of unions for fiscal problems.

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The GOP wants pay cuts for hard workers

Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation last week to lower the wages of Wisconsin's middle class workers.

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Wisconsin GOP continues its “right-to-work” steamroller

Republicans aren't slowing down their steamroller despite widespread opposition that continued this week from all quarters in Wisconsin.

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The GOP’s blind hate of union members

To Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker, America's labor union members are the same as murderous, beheading, caged-prisoner-immolating ISIS terrorists.

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Labor aims to unseat McConnell, block GOP power grab

"There is no better fighter for America's middle class, for America's working people than Alison Lundergan Grimes," Warren told the crowd of IBEW union members.

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A GOP fraud – defrauding voters

The GOP is working desperately to deny the right to vote to citizens it doesn't like. You know, poor people, black people, Hispanic people, old people, females.

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GOP Senate leaders scheme to hamstring NLRB

They are upset by a General Counsel's memo saying franchise holders and the chains that enfranchise them are both responsible for obeying wage and working condition laws.

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GOP's Lamar Alexander, catering to right, tries axing Davis-Bacon

In an obvious bid to cater to the radical right, Sen. Lamar Alexander launched a bid to repeal the Davis-Bacon Act.

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GOP filibuster kills Bring the Jobs Home bill

Once again, a Senate Republican filibuster killed a pro-worker bill, the Bring The Jobs Home Act, to extend tax credits to firms which do just that.

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Labor rolls out its plan to defeat GOP in November

"You know what our problem is," said the federation's political action director, Lee Saunders, "It's turnout. We have prioritized the election races and we have to get our people out."

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